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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 109216, 8 pages
Research Article

Local Delivery of Growth Factors Using Coated Suture Material

1Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Waldeyerstrasse, 48149 Muenster, Germany
2Julius Wolff Institut for Biomechanics and Musculoskeletal Regeneration, Charité, Berlin University Hospital, Augustenburger Platz, 13353 Berlin, Germany
3Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Heidelberg University Hospital, Im Neuenheimer Feld, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

Received 20 December 2011; Accepted 8 February 2012

Academic Editors: J. Blebea, E. de Bree, M. De Luca, G. K. Glantzounis, and K. Y. Song

Copyright © 2012 T. F. Fuchs et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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